Episode 30: Stop-Loss


This week on Viewing Party, we’re back in the Tatumverse as we discuss Stop-Loss, a film about the toll of the Iraq war on young soldiers in the 2000s. In this episode we try to follow the plot of this film, read you the majority of a Wikipedia page and talk about a terrible movie with a talking skateboard. Bonus: Katie makes the argument for your hosts sharing a husband!

Show Notes

IMDb: Stop-Loss (2008)
Rotten Tomatoes: 64%
Rated: R

Ned Flanders band Okilly Dokilly
Overdue podcast - Skateboard Tough
Kenyon and MVNU
James Franco movie The Disaster Artist
Ryan Lochte + Michael Phelps = Ryan Phillippe
stop-loss policy
Not Sponsored by The Book of Mormon
MTV Films
Jamie Dornan - “charismatic as a bag of wilted iceberg lettuce” by John Oliver
Timothy Olyphant reminds Katie of Billy Bob Thornton
FB meme:

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Columbus Cares with Travis Kendal and Katie Thomas
Lintoberfest on Hamilcast
Amanda’s Picture Show a Go-Go

Shows/Movies Mentioned

  • The Simpsons
  • Skateboard Kid
  • The Room
  • McGee and Me
  • Hannah Montana
  • Skateboard Kid 2
  • The Disaster Artist
  • Spring Breakers
  • The Bling Ring
  • Dora the Explorer
  • The Book of Mormon
  • Beavis and Butthead Do America
  • Jackass: The Movie
  • Napoleon Dynamite
  • Freedom Writers
  • Save the Last Dance
  • Aeon Flux
  • Joe’s Apartment
  • Varsity Blues
  • Election
  • The Wood
  • Zoolander
  • The Fighting Temptations
  • Coach Carter
  • The longest Yard
  • Hustle and Flow
  • Murderball
  • Blades of Glory
  • How She Move
  • Footloose (new)
  • The Foot Fist Way
  • Hansel and Gretel  
  • Return to Sender
  • Robot Chicken
  • 50 Shades of Gray
  • Justified
  • Fargo
  • NCIS
  • Saving Private Ryan
  • Zero Dark Thirty


Episode 26: Forgetting Sarah Marshall


Viewing Party heads to where the weather outside is weather and discusses the '08 Jason Segel comedy, Forgetting Sarah Marshall! In this episode Katie and Wesleigh discuss spoilers, Russell Brand's manbun, puppet musicals, body type representation in Hollywood, and how many Channings equal one John Cena.

Show Notes

IMDb: Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Rated: R

Kristen Bell
Anna Faris
Kristen + Dax appliance commercials
Parks and Rec: Insecure, Veep, Stranger Things 2
Tony Hale on Relevant Podcast
Russell Brand’s man bun:


CSI: Miami theme (Won’t Get Fooled Again by The Who)
“A Taste for Love” the Dracula puppet musical
Starkid Productions
Katie's Drake reference:

The Hamilcast interviews Lin Manuel! #LadyPodSquad

Shows/Movies Mentioned

  • Frozen
  • House Bunny
  • Insecure
  • Fright Night
  • Black Mirror
  • 30 Rock
  • Mad Men
  • Arthur (cartoon)
  • Arrested Development
  • Stranger Things
  • Breaking Bad
  • When Harry Met Sally
  • Doctor Who
  • CSI
  • NCIS
  • Saved!
  • Trainwreck
  • Van Helsing
  • Les Miserables
  • The Muppet Movie (2011)
  • Flight of the Concords
  • The Muppet Movie 2
  • The Muppet Show (2015?)
  • Avenue Q
  • Law and Order: SVU
  • NCIS: LA
  • The Incredibles
  • iCarly
  • The Langoliers
  • She’s the Man
  • Spy
  • Elizabethtown
  • LOTR
  • Wet Hot American Summer
  • Flavor of Love
  • Beauty and the Geek
  • A Wrinkle in Time
  • The Mindy Project
  • The Office
  • The Magic School Bus (now on Netflix)